Tinicum Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Tinicum Township is a township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,206 at the 2000 census.

The Uhlerstown-Frenchtown Bridge, a free Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission bridge over the Delaware River, connects Uhlerstown to Frenchtown in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. It is located approximately forty miles north of Center City, Philadelphia.

This township is divided by both area codes 215 and 610.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.2 square miles (80.8 km²), of which, 30.2 square miles (78.2 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (3.11%) is water.

Tohickon Creek flows along the boundaries with Plumstead and Bedminster Townships.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,206 people, 1,674 households, and 1,173 families residing in the township. The population density was 139.3 people per square mile (53.8/km²). There were 1,834 housing units at an average density of 60.7/sq mi (23.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.24% White, 0.76% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 1,674 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.94.

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